Great Excelsior

The Great Excelsior is a gold, silver, copper, lead, zinc, and antimony mine located in Whatcom county, Washington.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Great Excelsior  

State:  Washington

County:  Whatcom

Elevation:

Commodity: Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead, Zinc, Antimony

Lat, Long: 48.89889, -121.80472

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Great Excelsior MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Great Excelsior
Secondary: Lincoln
Secondary: President
Secondary: Excelsior
Secondary: Wells Creek;


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Antimony


Location

State: Washington
County: Whatcom


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Northern Cascade Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): WDGER OFR 90-18


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